A few days ago I happened to see an episode of the Science Channel show Mysteries of the Abandoned, and they had a segment about the Salton Sea and the ghost town of Bombay Beach. The story seemed vaguely familiar — and then I remembered that Huell had featured the area in a couple of different episodes. I’m pretty sure […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is floats, things hanging on trees, rope, fishing items, grass, green, orange, white, blue, numbers, bare branches, or come up with your own topic. I chose to concentrate on fishing items.
Shore fishing at Folsom Lake, 1988 — I’ve pretty nearly run through my collections of old slides and prints that I’ve been using in this Monday series, which is a shame because I’ve really enjoyed looking back. I’m still playing with the idea of re-scanning some of the earlier slides and sharing them again in their improved condition. Or maybe […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
August 2000 — This is the last bunch of photos from our day at Shell Beach. Just before heading home around noon, we made a brief stop at this entrance to the Kortum Trail. I’m not sure we actually hiked it that day; we may have been hurrying to miss the rush-hour traffic going home, since this was a Thursday […]
August 2000 — Yet another ocean trip, this one an overnight stay. Our lodgings were at the River’s End, a rustic-looking restaurant and string of cabins all perched on the cliffs near Jenner. I was disappointed to find the cabin had no phone and no TV; but it did have a wide balcony, a wonderful picture window looking out over […]
Last Monday I concluded my tale of our overnight trip to the coast in July 1998; this week I’m continuing the ocean theme with photos from the impulsive day trip I took with the Big Guy back in August 1999. Yes — we drove more than 200 miles round trip in a single day just for the brief chance to […]
Sonoma Coast, July 1998 — After spending one night in our posh lodgings, the Big Guy was eager to get back out and find a fishing spot. We had to head home that afternoon, so there was no time to be lost! He left the room about 7 AM to search for bait (ghost shrimp) at Doran Beach, just down […]